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TOM BOGGIONI – Three professors of psychiatry call for ‘neuropsychiatric evaluation’ of Trump out of fears he’s mentally ill

In a letter addressed to President Barack Obama, three professors of psychiatry — including one from Harvard Medical School — expressed fears that President-elect Donald Trump’s exhibits signs he may not be mentally fit to assume the presidency. In the letter, which can be found at The Huffington Post, Judith Herman, M.D. a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School …

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Rosanne Lindsay – How The CDC And Vaccine Court Create An Epidemic Of Autism

There are three courts in the land: the court of justice (Judicial branch of government), the court of public opinion (i.e., news media), and the Vaccine Court.  The first two courts are public. The third is private. Because the Vaccine Court is hidden out of sight, most people never learn of its existence. Why Hide a Court Unless You Have Something To …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 10.26.16

Paula Caplan PhD, psychologist and playwright, talks about her upcoming off-broadway show, Shades, as well as her participation in another more absurd drama on committees of the notorious American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Paula is a person of enormous creativity, insight and courage. For those of you who have already heard Paula on two earlier shows, this is a whole new expression of her lively existence on Earth.

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Visionaries – 09.19.16

  Luis Arana, senior artificial intelligence engineer for Robots Without Borders. Luis’s focus is building humanitarian AI systems and robotics to solve widespread problems in society, especially in impoverished and under-served parts of the world. We will discuss how AI and robotics will change our world. http://www.seriouswonder.com/robots-without-borders-conversation-engineer-luis-arana/ Hosted by John Lobell, we talk with visionaries – people in the arts, …

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Internet addiction may indicate other mental health problems in college-aged students

A new survey of internet users suggests that people who use the internet excessively may have more mental health problems. Using two scales to evaluate internet use, researchers have found high rates of problematic internet use in a group of primarily college-aged students. The researchers evaluated internet addiction using the Internet Addiction Test, as well as newer scale of their …

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Barbara Hollingsworth – Study: 69% of Patients on Antidepressants Are Not Clinically Depressed

Sixty-nine percent, or more than two-thirds of patients currently using the most commonly prescribed antidepressant medications, “never met the criteria for major depressive disorder,” according to a recent study published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. “Many individuals who are prescribed and use antidepressant medications may not have met criteria for mental disorders. Our data indicate that antidepressants are commonly used in …